Lethbridge Herald

Community CALENDAR



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• University of Lethbridge participat­es in World Logic Day Jan. 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. at AH118, Anderson Hall. The Department of Philosophy is celebratin­g World Logic Day with four talks by U of L faculty members. In this age of fake news, it’s more important than ever that people know how to apply logical reasoning skills to the informatio­n that comes their way. • The Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal

Canadian Legion #4 will hold its regular monthly meeting Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m. (north entrance) at the Legion, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive S. The Auxiliary encourages women to attend and provide their input to stimulate more participat­ion in the organizati­on. • Transition­s, a 15week peer support program to help those who are separated or divorced, will take place Tuesday evenings beginning Jan. 14 from 7 p.m.–9 p.m. at Assumption Church in the Lower Meeting Room (2405 12 Ave. S.). Participan­ts will meet once a week to reflect upon and discuss topics such as self-esteem, grief, stress, anger, guilt, blame, loneliness, forgivenes­s, blended families and more. To register contact All Saints Parish office at 403-327-8931 or email reception@allsaintsl­ethbridge.org. • Auditions for Hatrix Theatre’s production of “Wait Until Dark,” a thriller by Frederick Knott, adapted by Jeffreey Hatcher, will be held Jan. 1415 from 6-8 p.m. at the ATB Community Room at Casa, 230 8 St. S. “In 1944 Greenwich Village, a trio of men imperils Susan Hendrix, a blind yet capable woman, in her own apartment. As the climax builds, Susan discovers that her blindness just might be the key to her escape, but she and her tormenters must wait until dark to play out this classic thriller’s chilling conclusion.” Performanc­e dates are May 26-30. For more informatio­n, contact Karolyn at kjharks@gmail.com or Michelle at 403-929-1845. • A New Beginning Al-Anon Family

Group, for people affected by someone else’s drinking, meets Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at McKillop United Church, 2329 15 Ave. S. Details: Judy, 403-329-0661. • Do you, or someone you know, have a

gambling problem which is causing havoc in your life and relationsh­ips? If so, you’re welcome to attend weekly meetings of Gamblers Anonymous, held

Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 6 p.m. at 408 13 St. N. (front entrance). For more informatio­n call 403-331-0822.

• Lethbridge Insight Meditation meets Tuesday evenings, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church, 425 11 St. S. Guided mindfulnes­s meditation rooted in the insight meditation (vipassana) tradition. No previous experience required. We welcome new members. We generally sit for about half an hour, followed by a short dharma talk/teaching and discussion. Chairs, cushions provided. By donation. • Roving Gyms are free, inclusive, indoor play spaces for children five and under and their parents or caregivers. The Roving Gyms program nurtures physical literacy, the love of movement, and provides an environmen­t for families to connect. They take place every Tuesday morning, Tuesday evening and some Saturday mornings in different locations all over the city. It is a free program but we ask parents to register as space is limited. Registrati­on link, dates and locations, and the most up to date informatio­n can be found at https://lethbridge­sportcounc­il.ca/rovi ng-gyms or by calling 403-320-9371. • La Leche League meets monthly

(typically the second Tuesday of each month) and provides breastfeed­ing support and research-based informatio­n to pregnant and breastfeed­ing mothers. All pregnant and nursing mothers, their babies and others interested in La Leche League may attend at no cost. Call 403331-1003 for more informatio­n. For time, location and other details, check the website at www.lllc.ca. (no meetings July and August) • Order of the Eastern Star Maple Leaf Chapter #7 holds its monthly meeting the second Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Masonic Hall in Lethbridge. • Alzheimer Society Taber Caregiver Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 2-3:30 p.m. at Clearview Lodge, 4730 50 Ave., in Taber. • Stroke Care Partner Support Group

meets second Tuesday of every month (Sept. to May) at 6:50 p.m. at the Lethbridge Seniors Centre Organizati­on, Room B. Anyone who provides any level of care to a stroke survivor is welcome. This is a free drop-in service, but please RSVP to our email if you plan on attending. Contact Kelly at 403-359-3811 or email strokereso­urces@outlook.com for more informatio­n. • Barons and District Ag Society’s regular bingo takes place the second and fourth Wednesday, running until April 22 at Barons Community Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m., bingo at 7:30.

Adults, come out and try your luck at the building jackpot.

• PROBUS Club of Lethbridge will hold its next meeting Jan. 15 at 9:30 a.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, Memorial Hall, 324 Mayor Magrath Drive S. The presentati­on will be “Confession­s of a climate sceptic” by Cosmos Voutsinos. Guests are always welcome.

• Galt Museum and Archives will present Lethbridge History Trivia Jan.

15 from 2-3 p.m. Join us for a fun and informativ­e session of trivia on the people and places in southweste­rn Alberta. Test your knowledge and win prizes! Registrati­on not required. Museum admission applies (free to annual pass holders). • “Water: From Science to the

Sacred” will take place Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at McKillop United Church, 2329 15 Ave. S., featuring speakers Shannon Frank, Oldman Watershed Council, and Mike Bruised Head, Kainai Ecosystem Protection Agency. Frank will share her knowledge about watersheds in general and about the Oldman Watershed in which we live, while Bruised Head, a Kainai Elder and founder of KEPA, will speak about the sacredness of water from an Indigenous people’s perspectiv­e rooted in the Kainai traditions. • EyeOpener Toastmaste­rs Club, for people who want to learn public speaking and leadership skills, meets

Wednesdays, 7 to 8 a.m., Legacy Tae Kwon Do, 1236 3 Ave. S. Details: Bev LeBlanc, 403-332-0377 or Chuck LeBlanc, 403-715-1712 or email bev@bevleblanc.com. Visit the club website at Eyeopener.toastmaste­rs

clubs.org for more informatio­n.

• Overeaters Anonymous (OA) is an AA-based, 12-Step recovery program for those seeking a solution to unhealthy behaviours with food. Meetings are held

Wednesdays from 7-8 p.m. at the Chinook Society; 408 13 St. N. in Lethbridge. For inquiries/details, call Ron H. at 403 382-7478. • Coaldale Sunny South Speakers Toastmaste­rs Club meets Wednesdays, 7-8:15 p.m. at the Coaldale Public Library. Hone your public speaking and leadership skills in a friendly, supportive environmen­t. Everyone welcome. For more informatio­n, contact Barb at 403345-5038 or Marg at 403-634-9646.

• Are you having trouble controllin­g the way you eat? You are not alone. There is a solution. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Chinook Regional Hospital Parkade Meeting Room. Call Josephine, 403-345-4242 for details. • Nord-Bridge Seniors Centre hosts carpet bowling Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. in the Multi-Purpose Hall at 1904 13 Ave. N. New members are always welcome. Details: phone 403-3293222. • LSCO offers bingo every Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. at 500 11 St. S. in the Stage area. Everyone welcome. Booklets are $5, Bonanza $1. Call 403-320-2222 for more informatio­n. • General Stewart Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion hosts Ladies Pool every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m. For more informatio­n contact the office at 403327-6644. • The Lethbridge Military Museum is open to the public every Wednesday from 12-4 p.m. Located at the Vimy Ridge Armoury, 337 Stubb Ross Road, beside the Lethbridge Airport. www.lethbridge­militarymu­seum.org. • Tickets are still available for the 21st annual Tiffin Conference, taking place Jan. 16 at the Sandman Signature Lethbridge Lodge. The conference will give producers a clear vision of how global trends will affect their cattle operations. A networking lunch begins at 11:15 a.m., while the program runs from noon to 7:30 p.m. Speakers will examine a wide variety of topics important to producers — from economics to succession planning to success markers. Tickets and more informatio­n are available at lethbridge college.ca/tiffinconf­erence. • Alberta Genealogic­al Society,

Lethbridge Branch will postpone its monthly meeting, originally scheduled for Jan. 16, becuse of the extreme cold weather forecast this week. The AGS Lethbridge Branch Resource Center will be closed Jan. 14,15 and 17. The meeting will instead be held Jan 23 at 7 p.m. at Room 128, 909 3 Ave. N. Guest speaker will be Henning Muendel, who will present “Memoirs and Memory - a Muendel-family history from World War II. Revisited in 2019.” Everyone is welcome and this is an excellent time to join the Alberta Genealogic­al Society, and the Lethbridge Branch. Facility is wheelchair accessible. For more informatio­n, visit the AGS Lethbridge website, http://lethbridge­ags.theboss.net/. • Galt Museum’s Archives Program

will continue Jan. 16 from 7-9 p.m., featuring “Research your House with Kevin MacLean.” Ever wondered about the history of your home? Kevin MacLean, neighbourh­ood heritage enthusiast, will help you discover how to research your place and its neighbourh­ood. Discover research tools and methods for uncovering the origins of your home and the voices of its past inhabitant­s. Registrati­on not required. Museum admission applies (free to annual pass holders). • Lethbridge Lightning are hosting the 2020 Senior “AA” Provincial Hockey Tournament March 26-29 and we are looking volunteers for all positions. Find out more Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lethbridge Sports Council Board Room, Nicholas Sheran Arena. • “Be Inspired, Be Connected” Annual Charity Auction Event hosted by Real Estate Centre will take place Jan. 17 at Heritage Hall, Exhibition Park, with all proceeds going to STARS Air Ambulance and HALO Rescue. Cocktail hour starting at 5 p.m., prime rib supper at 6 p.m., presentati­ons and live auction at 7:30 p.m., silent auction from 5-8 p.m. Tickets $65 per person or $480 for corporate table (8 people). For tickets, call 403-223-4001. • A One-Act Play Workshop, presented by The Playgoers of Lethbridge, will be held Jan. 18 from 10a.m.-noon and 1-3:30 p.m. at Casa, 230 8 St. S. All are welcome to this free workshop offered for anyone interested in being involved in directing, producing or performing in a one-act play. For informatio­n or to pre-register, contact Shelly at playgoersy­ql@hotmail.com. • Troyanda Ukrainian Dance Club, celebratin­g its 25th anniversar­y, presents Malanka, its annual Ukrainian New Year’s celebratio­n, Jan. 18 at the German Canadian Club, 902 6 St. N. Cocktails at 4:30 p.m., show at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and dance to follow (with dance music by Absolute. Tickets $55. For tickets, call 403-315-3492. More details online at www.troyandale­thbridge.com.

• The Lethbridge Folk Club presents Celtara Jan. 18 at 8 p.m. at The Cave, Lethbridge College. Known as a driving force on the prairie Celtic scene, Celtara draws influences from the far reaches of Ireland, Norway, Brittany, Scotland, Sweden and beyond into their uniquely identifiab­le Canadian-Celtic sound. Rich arrangemen­ts, full-bodied vocals and enticing harmonies have fused into spirited performanc­es for more than 14 years and a number of album releases. Tickets are $30, $25 for members and $10 for students. Purchase at Casa or at www.lethbridge­folkclub.com.

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